Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal

Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal

Robert Mugabe led Zimbabwe from independence in 1980 but stepped down on Tuesday after the army seized power and the ruling party turned against him.

UK's new aircraft carrier sets sail for first time

UK's new aircraft carrier sets sail for first time

Britain's new and only aircraft carrier -- the largest and most powerful ship ever built for the Royal Navy -- set off for its first sea trial in Scotland on Monday.

Japan eyes free trade talks with Britain: report

Japan eyes free trade talks with Britain: report

Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said Sunday.

DFI launches online premiere of #DariQatar

DFI launches online premiere of #DariQatar

#DariQatar, a crowd-sourced landmark film initiative by Doha Film Institute (DFI) and Qatar Tourism Authority, has been launched on YouTube to reach a wide audience in the country and beyond.

Lopez to face Pouille in Stuttgart Open final

Lopez to face Pouille in Stuttgart Open final

Feliciano Lopez won a serving duel 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 over German Mischa Zverev, with their semi-final decided by a double-fault on match point at the Mercedes Cup yesterday.

GJM delegation meets West Bengal governor

GJM delegation meets West Bengal governor

Amid the ensuing unrest and sporadic violence in the north Bengal hills, a delegation of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha lawmakers yesterday met West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi to brief him on the situation.

It’s business as usual at Hamad Port ‘as the worst is over’

It’s business as usual at Hamad Port ‘as the worst is over’

Qatar’s main seaport shows all the signs of having weathered the storm. Workers in hard hats monitor as giant yellow cranes lift hundreds of containers off cargo ships onto lorries waiting ashore.

Iraq says it destroys Mosul car bomb factories

Iraq says it destroys Mosul car bomb factories

Iraqi forces captured a neighbourhood in east Mosul on Friday, pushing deeper to the heart of Islamic State's Iraq stronghold and destroying three sites where it produced car bombs used in waves of suicide attacks, the campaign's commander said.

HBKU researcher jointly develops new film-making technique

HBKU researcher jointly develops new film-making technique

A scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), one of Hamad Bin Khalifa University's three national research institutes, has jointly developed a technology that can recreate films and portraits in the style of different artists’ paintings.

QSE back into positive trajectory, adds 51 points

QSE back into positive trajectory, adds 51 points

Exhibiting resiliency, Qatar Stock Exchange drove into positive trajectory to add 51 points to its key index, which inched near the 9,900 level, largely reflecting the rebound in global oil markets ...

Sechin says Rosneft worth up to $130bn as Putin mulls sale

Sechin says Rosneft worth up to $130bn as Putin mulls sale

Russia’s Rosneft PJSC could be worth as much as $130bn, Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin said as President Vladimir Putin is reported to consider selling a stake in the state oil giant to China and India.

Outcry grows over ‘air strikes’ on Syrian camp

Outcry grows over ‘air strikes’ on Syrian camp

Condemnation mounted yesterday over deadly air strikes on a camp for displaced people in northern Syria...